Emergencies

Please encourage your pupils to pray for Syrian and all refugees.

While there is no end in sight to the conflict in Syria, people will take desperate action to cross land and sea, risking their lives and those of their children to reach a place of safety.

Refugee crisis

Resources to help children and young people learn about and pray for refugees.

Emergency! resource pack

Explore what happens at CAFOD when an emergency strikes with this game, film and flowchart.

Children in tent

Films: Emergencies

Films about CAFOD's work in the Philippines, Syria and Haiti, to support work around emergencies.

A Syrian girl looks up in a refugee camp.

Emergencies news

News on the latest emergencies, including the refugee crisis, and how CAFOD partners are helping.

Explore our resources

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  • Typhoon Haiyan update Typhoon Haiyan update

    Films to show how CAFOD is working with communities in the Philippines one year after Typhoon Haiyan. Find out how families are rebuilding their lives, with your support.

  • Ebola crisis resources Ebola crisis resources

    Resources for children and young people to pray for those affected by the Ebola crisis.

  • Gaza session Gaza Conflict session

    Hour-long session in which pupils explore some of the difficulties in peace-building, based on Gaza. Includes teacher notes with role cards, as well as a PowerPoint. Suitable for GCSE RE, Peace and Conflict. Could be used with an able KS3 class as part of a Pilgrimage topic.

  • Films: Emergencies Films: Emergencies

    Films about CAFOD's emergency work in the Philippines, Syria and Haiti, to support work around emergencies.

  • Emergency Emergency!

    TV and radio presenter and CAFOD ambassador Dermot O’Leary narrates a new film for young people about emergencies. This film is part of the set of resources below, exploring how CAFOD responds when an emergency hits.

    Can't see the YouTube film? Right click here to download to your desktop.

  • Responding to emergencies Responding to emergencies (193kb, pdf)

    Group activity to help prepare for when emergencies hit.

  • CAFOD Emergency Response CAFOD Emergency Response (3mb, ppt)

    Presentation giving an overview of CAFOD's emergency response work, with some real life stories of people we have previously helped.

  • Syria crisis Syria crisis

    Join us in praying for a peaceful resolution to the conflict. Find assembly resources for children and young people.

  • Rebuilding in Haiti Rebuilding in Haiti

    This PowerPoint was prepared for assemblies to show students how their fundraising has been used in Haiti, and to remind them to pray for the Haitian people. Suitable for KS3 and KS4.

  • Faith in action: CAFOD emergency response Faith in action: CAFOD emergency response (3mb, ppt)

    This presentation supports the Faith in Action lesson plans. It gives an overview of our emergency response work, with real life stories of people we have previously helped.

  • Factsheets 2016 Factsheets 2016

    2016 version of our factsheets on global development issues for KS3, KS4 and Post-16

  • How to make a model water filter How to make a model water filter (923kb, doc)

    Instruction sheet for making a simple water filter. Suitable for KS3.

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